Where the Red Fern Grows Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

Billy Colman - The oldest sibling in the family, this character wants a pair of redbone hounds more than anything. Through two years of hunting experience, this character matures, learning to face increasingly more serious challenges.

Papa Colman - This hardworking has dedicated himself to farming his land in the Ozarks and helping make his family's dreams come true.

Mama Colman - This gentle character loves and worries about the protagonist constantly. This character also makes a coonskin hat for the protagonist.

Grandpa Colman - This character owns the general store and is, undoubtedly, the protagonist's compass and inspiration.

Billy's Little Sisters - These characters are never given names or ages, but helps the protagonist train his dogs by dragging the coonskin around.

Old Dan - This character is the protagonist's "boy dog," the larger and stronger of the two, and more aggressive but less intelligent than...

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